Colm Ó Mongáin and Richard Crowley are the main presenters. The programme was edited and presented for many years by Gerald Barry. Other presenters in the past include, Michael Good, Paul Maguire, David McCullagh, Kevin Rafter and most recently Fran McNulty.
This Week is a round up of all the week's news stories. It is similar to RTÉ News at One. An extended news bulletin takes up the first few minutes of the programme. This is then typically followed by a series of interviews, with people like the Taoiseach or Tánaiste.